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Parents 2 x more likely than non-parents to drink more since Covid

New research by the charity Balance North East shows that parents are twice as likely as non-parents to be drinking more heavily during the pandemic.

Among those who drink alcohol, it found parents are around twice as likely (38%) as non-parents (18%) to be drinking more often since before the pandemic .

Parents (31%) were also more likely to be drinking more units on a typical drinking day, compared to non-parents (17%).

Read more about Balance's research findings here.

Read the statement below by Adfam Chief Executive, Vivienne Evans, reflecting on the findings, or watch here on Twitter.  


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